A woman’s body was found with her face beaten and raped hours before she was due to see her dying mother.
David Fuller’s body was ‘violated’ by Nevres Kemal’s daughter Azra, according to Nevres Kemal (Picture: UKNIP/PA/Sky News).
A mother has recounted how monster David Fuller raped her daughter’s dead corpse in a hospital mortuary hours before she cradled her and said her last goodbyes.
After killing two women and filmed himself having sex with corpses at hospitals where he worked, Fuller, 67, has been identified as one of the UK’s worst ever sex offenders.
The NHS electrician faces the possibility of spending the rest of his life in prison for the 1987 murders of Wendy Knell, 25, and Caroline Pierce, 20.
Fuller pled guilty to hundreds of counts of sexual assault of corpses within the now-defunct Kent and Sussex Hospital and the Tunbridge Wells Hospital in Pembury, where he worked in electrical maintenance duties since 1989.
Between 2008 and November of last year, investigators discovered at least 99 possible victims, including three youngsters under the age of 18 and others older than 85.
Azra Kemal, who died at the age of 24 in a fall in Kent, was one of the cruel killer’s victims.
Fuller had three sexual encounters with her dead corpse, the first of which occurred only hours before her mother, Nevres, arrived to bid her goodbye.
In the hospital morgue, Azra Kemal’s corpse was defiled three times (Picture: UKNIP)
Nevres Kemal has spoken up about the anguish she felt after learning that her daughter’s body had been used (Picture: PA)
Fuller might spend the rest of his life in prison. (Photo courtesy of Steve Finn Photography.)
Mrs Kemal remembered the moment the cops arrived at her house to deliver the bad news.
‘I was informed that my daughter had been defiled three times in the morgue,’ she told Sky News. What are your thoughts on the matter? How can you make sense of something like that?
‘I’d slept with her for two hours in the morgue.’ And that made me feel a little better.
‘I had no idea my daughter had been sexually assaulted previous to that day and evening.’
‘So, a guy crawled all over my daughter’s flesh as I was caressing her hair and sleeping on her hair.’ And there I am, kissing, snuggling, and saying my last goodbyes.’
At least 100 people were killed, including Azra. (Photo courtesy of Sky News)
Mrs Kemal also raised concerns about security at the NHS Trust, which is undergoing an investigation.
‘He had visited the morgue and autopsy area thousands of times — not hundreds, but thousands of times,’ she added.
‘We have swipe cards and cameras for a reason,’ the devastated mother remarked. How could they not have records that are routinely shared with NHS trust management?
‘No one double-checked.’ ‘It was very easy.’
Mrs Kemal also raised concerns about the NHS Trust’s security. (Photo courtesy of Sky News)
A public investigation has been sought by several MPs and a women’s charity into how Fuller was able to perform sex crimes on at least 78 victims in mortuaries over the course of a decade.
Greg Clark, the MP for Tunbridge Wells, where Fuller perpetrated many of his mortuary crimes and two murders in 1987, said that an examination into whether national policy was’stringent enough’ is ‘the very least’ the Government could do to provide closure to mourning families.
The Centre for Women’s Justice (CWJ), which has been assisting a mother whose daughter’s corpse was raped by Fuller at a morgue, has spoken out about the ‘pain and fury’ of impacted families, joining demands for an investigation.
Fuller’s atrocities have been characterized as “the stuff of nightmares,” since they were committed to gratify his morbid fascination with dead corpses.
Ms Knell and Ms Price were beaten, strangled, and sexually raped by him, and their deaths became known as the ‘bedsit murders.’
Following a DNA breakthrough, Fuller was ultimately apprehended in December of last year.
Searches of his Sussex house for evidence in the murder inquiry turned uncovered four hard drives with a combined storage capacity of five gigabytes mounted to the back of a cabinet.
Wendy Knell, 25, and Caroline Pierce, 20, were strangled in two separate incidents in Kent months apart by Fuller (Picture: AFP via Getty)
Wendy Knell was photographed by Kent Police. (Photo courtesy of PA)
Fuller also murdered Caroline Pierce. (Photo courtesy of PA)
‘When these hard drives were inspected, they were discovered to contain a library of unthinkable sexual depravity,’ prosecutor Duncan Atkinson QC told Maidstone Crown Court during the trial.
‘Photographs and recordings revealed the defendant sexually assaulting female corpses in the mortuaries of the two hospitals where he worked, first at the Kent and Sussex Hospital, where he worked full time from 1989, and subsequently at the Tunbridge Wells Hospital, where he relocated in 2010.’
During a police interrogation, Fuller acknowledged to using Facebook to look for images of the victims he assaulted in the morgue.
He allegedly kept a journal with the names and ages of his victims, claiming to have utilized mortuary ledgers and identifying tags on the remains.
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